Violin Masterclass in honor of Dr. Suzuki’s Birthday

Allen Lieb has been mentor to our Suzuki program since its inception over 10 years ago. It is a great honor to play for him. We very much hope you will be able to join us.

Violin Masterclass in honor of Dr. Suzuki’s Birthday
with special guest Allen Lieb
Sunday, October 232 – 6 PM (specific schedule forthcoming)

There will be a group class from 3 – 4 PM, and masterclasses from 2 – 3 PM, and from 4 – 6 PM.

Allen Lieb received his M.M. in Violin Performance from SIU/Edwardsville, studying Suzuki pedagogy with John Kendall. He holds a Teacher Training Certificate from the Talent Education Research Institute in Matsumoto, Japan following several years’ instruction with Dr. Shin’ichi Suzuki. A registered Teacher-Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas since 1981, Mr. Lieb has taught institutes, workshops and conferences across the United States, Canada, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He is Chair of the SAA Violin Committee, the SAA liaison to the International Suzuki Association Violin Committee and a member of the SAA Heritage Committee. Mr. Lieb is Head of the Violin Department and Instructor for the Teacher-Training Seminar at The School for Strings. He is also a violin instructor at The Diller-Quaile School of Music where he was a recipient of the 2012 Clifford/Levy Creativity Grant. For 13 years, Mr. Lieb served as Curriculum Coordinator for the Newark Early Strings Program, a Suzuki-based violin program jointly sponsored by the Newark Public Schools and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, for which he was recognized with the 2008 Samuel Antek Award for Music Education.

Celebrate with us on October 14!

On Friday, October 14, please join us from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Concert Hall, to celebrate Dr. Suzuki’s birthday!
Drinks and light refreshments will be served, along with pizza and juice for the kids, and of course Birthday Cake.
There will be a special performance by Suzuki faculty, followed by fun activities for the kids upstairs, including Face Painting, Origami, and more!
I very much look forward to seeing you and your family there!

RSVP to Melody Aberg

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